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FOX
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
morning, leon panetta still has confidence for john allan to lead in florida. leon panetta is currently in australia for a defense summit. leon panetta addressed the scandal that led to the resignation of director general david petraeus. >> nobody should lead to any consolation here. general allan is doing an excellent job in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued forces to lead our forces and to continue the fight. >> the inspector general is currently investigating the exchanges between the two. one described them as flirt tares but somebody else compared them to phone sex. >>> and nancy pelosi is expected to announce whether she will hold her current leadership post or step town. they hope he had they could step up since last week's election. if the 72-year-old pelosi gives up her leadership post she will continue to represent her home district in san francisco. >>> president barack obama has scheduled a news conference for 10:30 our time. this will be his first. he has a dozen ceos including ford. they want his advice on how to avoid this fiscal cliff and spen
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am EST
you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military's biggest names. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus as head of the international forces in afghanistan, is now linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> i want to thank you all so much for being here this morning. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta confirms department of defense is investigating allen, and a senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelly, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petraeus's resignation as head of the cia. >> if you know my sister, like i said, she is a dedicated mother and a dedicated wife. >> reporter: kelly first went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. those were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. broadwell was having an affair with petraeus and reportedly believed kelly was a romantic rival for his attention. monday
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am EST
secretary leon panetta speaks of the center for new american security. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 eastern. the average new facebook is in india or indonesia right now. they are using a mobile phone primarily. in a lot of cases, there is not an infrastructure that you have in the u.s. many americans will say facebook is good for gossip and seeing what my friends are getting for lunch but if he were to talk to somebody in the middle east, maybe, you would hear a different story which is that facebook was providing access to news to people that had unique access to information they were not able to get otherwise and you get a much more meaty store about what facebook means to them. >> more from this facebook engineer with an insider's view of the company thanksgiving day on cspan after 12:30 p.m. eastern. at 2:00, chief justice john roberts. later, space pioneers and nasa officials pay a much to the first man to walk among, nell armstrong just before 11:00. >> defense secretary leon panetta looks at how potential budget cuts could affect the pentagon. he spoke tuesday evening at the
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm EST
the middle of the night on board an airplane carrying secretary of defense leon panetta to australia. pentagon spokesman george little told reporters secretary panetta asked the white house to postpone general allen's appointment as supreme allied commander in europe. >> on sunday the federal bureau of investigation referred to the department of defense a matter involving general john allen, commander of the international security assistance force, or i.s.a.f., in afghanistan. >> reporter: the matter involves 20,000 to 30,000 pages of information the f.b.i. delivered sunday to the pentagon's inspector general. one senior official says the documents include a couple of hundred e-mails between general allen and jill kelley, the same tampa socialite who triggered the petraeus scandal. the e-mails discovered in kelley's files date back to 2010 when allen served as deputy commander for u.s. central command in tampa. pentagon and f.b.i. sources have characterized the e-mails as "inappropriate" and "flirtatious." one senior official said, for example, kelley would write something like "saw
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
a lot of pressure on senior intelligence officials. >> greta: fast forward to today, leon panetta announces the pentagon is investigating general john allen nominated to be the european command and commander of nato forces in europe. for now that nomination is on hold. general allen is accused of exchanging thousands of inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. >> it is simply a fact that is the white house was not aware of a situation regarding general petraeus until wednesday. >> greta: time for congress to man up and get the facts. four americans have been murdered in libya and the obama administration is still dragging its feet two months later still not telling the story. former director david petraeus knows about benghazi, two weeks ago he was in lib qa ya to conduct his own investigation of september 11th attack. should he be forced to testify before congress? we spoke to lindsay graham a short time ago. >> senator, nice to see you. congressman, they have written a letter tha saying a select committee to what happened in benz? >> john mccain and myself we will introduce a resolution as
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
susan rice. also tim nightmare. eric holder has not announced his plan nor has leon panetta. >> i am not going to speculate on the future intention. >> he told reporters the cabinet issues will be dealt with appropriately. nikole killion, wbal tv 11 news. >> the president will be back on the road. he will be traveling to asia later this month, visiting thailand and cambodia, the first for u.s. president. >> the major developments regarding the casino in baltimore city. caesars is dropping the harris style casino in favor of its horseshoe brand. we broke the stews on our website. david collins joins us from south baltimore with more on what all this means. >> said passage of covent -- question 7 is a game changer. this casino will be high and. it means more of an investment from the operators. and it comes the number of new hires to 1700's. it is the vision of a gambler's paradise. they built it as the biggest jackpot. it is offered in six markets, this is from cleveland. >> it is a legendary brand coming to a legendary city. it is focused and delivering incredible service with a touch of
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
-- >> overnight, defense secretary of leon panetta announced general john allen, our top commander in afghanistan, is under investigation. potentially inappropriate e- mail's were found between allen and jilly kelly. kelly is the one who said she felt threatened by e-mail's by paula broadwell. >> i think it is important when you're the director of the cia, with all the challenges that face you in that position, personal integrity is first and foremost be bankrupt before all of this became public, paula blog -- paula broadwell spoke of working with petraeus in afghanistan. > kelly and allen's relations and it has not been defined, but he is still on the job right now. in the meantime, the fbi conducted a consentual search of broadwell's home. her brother-in-law calls for the euro. >> she took issue with it. >> in washington, congress once to know -- wants to know why it took them and the president several days to learn about general petraeus. general allen denies doing anything inappropriate. tracyashington, i'm potts. back to you. >> officers responded to call around 10:30 last night.
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:30pm EST
time on c-span.org, were you can find videos of other programs. next, leon panetta on the fight against out high debt and the impact of sequestration. at 11:00 p.m., q&a on the white house recordings of president john f. kennedy. after that, another chance to see british prime minister david cameron take questions from the house of commons. >> if you listen to mayor bloomberg, who said the damage is unprecedented, gov. christie said the damage was unthinkable. we have fires. now we have hurricane force winds. we had snow. if you look at the shutdown of the stock exchange, you try to get a sense of the massive scale of this storm. i have read dozens of stories over the last couple weeks were many consumers are linked to any information was through their smartphone, so while there was obviously an impact, i think the networks performed really well. >> some networks did well. some networks did less well, but we do not have solid information about this. there are no standards by which we measure their performance, and it is voluntary whether they want to talk to the fcc or not or wh
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am PST
by jack luan leon panetta has said he is ready to return to his walnut farm in monterey. >>> it is not clear what mitt romney's plans are after losing out his bid for the white house. after watching the election news, he told them, win or lose he wanted to spend time with his family after months on the road. they are refusing to speculate what might be next for him but the former governor is unlikely to disappear from politics completely. >>> they are revealing two things to watch this. marijuana is still illegal under federal laws despite the passage of the two measures. colorado and california is the first state to allow potato for use. oregon has rejected the measure for use. >>> the protest will mark the one year anniversary of occupy cal. students say the money should be used to lower tuition. >>> meantime the proposition 30 said they will resince the $239 fee end cries that will bring increases back to last year's rate. students will be credited or revised. >>> this created the center for degenerative medicine. now they are asking if it has resulted in the stem cell money the
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
changed. >> thank you. in the wake of the david petraeus scandal defense secretary leon panetta has ordered a review of the ethics training one in staff to brainstorm ways to steer officers away from trouble. he makes no mention of the david petraeus scandal. the first of two public hearings begins on plans to close 20 d.c. schools. many have low enrollment. the hearing will be held from 4:0 p.m. until 8:0 p.m. but from the county could be more restrictive when it comes to smoking -- montgomery county could be more restrictive when it comes to smoking. the only exception would be public the u.s. military is ramping up plans for january's presidential inauguration. 5000 active-duty military will assist. there will be coming to d.c. from across the country to help the locally-based military, and some are already town meeting with the officer in charge. >> this demonstrates our commitment to the commander in chief, and our capability as a nation to the world. it is why we put our best foot forward. >> several military bands will be clean throughout the week. they are working on their p
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
, and leon panetta will leave sometime next year. >> the former democratic committee chair said he will make a second attempt to become governor of virginia. he ran for governor in 2009 but lost in the primary. the lieutenant governor is also seeking the republican nomination. >>d.c. police looking for five men behind a shooting in southeast. it was in the 3100 block of bueno vista terrance. turning now to a developing story coming in from dulles airport. a united airlines flight had to make an emergency landing. >> passengers said the man was yelling and would not sit down and started crying in the aisle. >> they had to restrain his hands. there was a pilot he went back there and basically held him down in the aisle while we landed. >> we are told one person was evaluated by paramedics. we do not know if that was the unruly passenger. a >> twitter might have reset your password by accident. >> good morning. >> if you are a bargain hunter, you already know about black friday. there it is also cyber monday. in recent years small business saturday had been gaining some traction. this year
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 11:30pm EST
command. he succeeded leon panetta as the director of the cia last year. >> president obama accepted his resignation, but he did have good news today. that is because the final tally of the 2012 presidential election has been finalized. it shows that the president did win florida over mitt romney, a 50% to 49%. that gives some 332 electoral votes to romney felt 206. -- romney's 206. >> two women were assaulted and robbed not only of their phones, but also of their coats. people living in this neighborhood said they had no idea about this. >> they did not know until our news crew showed up on the street asking questions. and this was a very violent assault. they never flashed a weapon, but they threatened to shoot the women if they did not cooperate. >> it is 48 st. nw, just before 1:00 saturday morning. two women were walking down the street when two vehicles rolled up alongside the. both women were sexually assaulted, then robbed of their coats and cell phone as. >> you know, my neighborhood is real cool, you know? the neighbors get along. everybody is real cool. >> it is stunning news
CNN
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am PST
defense secretary leon panetta. this is from the spokesman for the nsc, the national security council says at the request of the secretary of defense the president has put on hold his nomination of general allen as supreme allied commander europe. that's the top u.s. commander in europe, the head of nato forces in europe. this is spending the investigation of general allen's conduct by the department of defense inspector general. says the president remains focused on fully supporting our extraordinary troops and coalition partners in afghanistan, who general allen continues to lead as he has so ably done for over a year. meanwhile the president has nominated general dunford to be the next commander of isaf. so the head of u.s. and nato troops in afghanistan, and reiterates his belief that the senate should act swiftly to confirm general dunford. now, general allen, soledad, i'll tell you, is in washington, because he was supposed to be going through this confirmation hearing process on the hill on thursday. that is what has been put on hold here. general joseph dunford had already bee
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 2:00am PST
property since this is now like you know it's inviable. >> let's start with jill, leon panetta delivered new comments on the scandal hours ago. is the defense department at the tip of the investigation and what's the latest here? >> well, we'll get to that vote of confidence by mr. panetta in a second, but really the main thing that seems to be now clear is exactly how this unraveled. and it all has to do with tampa where, of course, u.s. central command is located and jill kelley, whom you just saw there, she was involved as a volunteer. she's no diplomatic protection whatsoever, but she was involved as a volunteer dealing with international visitors in the military apparently. so she in this capacity gets to know general petraeus and also general allen. so he gets an e-mail, she gets e-mails. he warns her that he's getting these e-mails, this is jill kelley. and jill kelley goes to the fbi and that is how this all unravels. now, speaking of general allen, he, of course, is the top u.s. and nato commander in afghanistan. he was nominated as the supreme allied commander in europe. and th
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
. leon panetta said there was not enough warnings to save the four americans murdered fighting for their lives in libya. >> steve: the defense department needs to know in advance when bad stuff happens. not making that up. >> brian: chairman paul ryan telling americans he will go back to work. >> i am house budget chair and it is part of my job to make this divided government work. >> brian: you can hear the disappointment. the former vp revealing what he will do next and going through election day with mitt romney. "fox and friends" starts right now. >> gretchen: you it is a good day when the floor crew is humming our theme song. >> brian: only one they know. >> gretchen: welcome everybody. petraeus scandal appears to be getting bigger . this is a made for movie situation already. >> brian: it is a movie i don't want to see. >> gretchen: certainly more details coming out. it is many things and now another top commander in afghanistan. general john allen who took over for david petraeus when he kebecame commander in afghanistan. he is under investigation for exchanging thousands of
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm EST
viqueira at the white house, there's been speculation that leon panetta was expected to be replaced at defense. how much does this now complicate matters for the president? >> a good question. i think that specktation continues. obviously, we're talking about a lot of different positions if you want to talk about cabinet agencies in the second term. obviously secretary of state clinton this, some sitting senators who have been known to harbor some ambitions for some of these cabinet positions, where they end up, a big parlor game there. i think just at first blush they're going to take their time with the cia posting. i don't know if it directly affects what leon panetta is going to do. obviously, leon panetta has a lot of institutional knowledge hague not only served at the white house and in congress but as the dci, director of central intelligence before moving over to the defense department. so all of that very much up in the air. i would imagine that they're sort of going to stand pat where they are with by all accounts a very competent individual, the deputy director stepping in
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
investigation and how long it could take affecting that. leon panetta is directing dempsey to oversee ethical culture and why so many top commanders find themselves involved in legal and ethical problems. that review has been planned for a while but the investigation involving petraeus and allen has given tissue new >> bob thanks. the border clash between israel and hamas is three days old and getting more violent. israel offered a three hour truce but hamas answered with a barrage of missiles. one was aimed at tel aviv. allen pizzey is in israel just a couple of miles from the border with gaza. >> reporter: the israeli he's doing to protect players and the league's future. >> who do you like? >> how do you tell if humans are inherently good? just ask a baby. "60 minutes" looks at groundbreaking research seeing just how early we can tell right from wrong on cbs "this morning." >> this portion of cbs "this morning" is sponsored by hershey's drops. a lot of hershey's happiness in a little drop of chocolate. chili's lunch break combos start at just 6 bucks. so ditch the brown bag for som
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
: secretary of defense leon panetta says the fbi has turned it over to the department of nefs investigator -- defense investigators. it centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. that woman who sparked the investigation that led to petreaus' resignation from the head of the cia. >> my sister is a dedicated mother and wife. >> reporter: she first went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. they were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. she was having an affair with petreaus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival for his attention. investigators searched broadwell's home. they didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes boxes and a computer. general allen is in washington dc on his new job for head of the u.s. european command. president obama has now agreed to put the general's confirmation for that post on hold. >> while this matter is under investigation and before the facts are determined, general allen will remain commander. >> reporter: general allen denies he has done anything wrong.
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
defense, leon panetta, has not said if and when he will step down, but he has implied he probably won't step down until the next term. kerry is rumored to want to be the next secretary of state, but "the post" claims that ambassador rice, u.n. secretary to the united nations, is in line for that job. >>> a jet attack struck the rebel held region in syria near the turkish border, killing one person and injuring at least three others. turkey says the attacks are endangering their security. the violence has killed at least 36,000 people since the uprising against president bashar al assad's regime last year. >>> a rocket attack killed a 28-year-old man in afghanistan. rockets hit the northeast section of kabul overnight. it happened near an zbins service office building and a private tv station. insurgents occasionally launch rockets into the city, but the weapons are not very accurate. >>> new this morning, four people in the hospital after a violent night in northeast washington. the victims are of a triple stabbing and a shooting just three miles apart. the stabbing happened at th
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2012 2:00pm EST
. >> i want to play what leon panetta said last night. he had reporters around him asking about the information he's been privy to. let's play it, please. basically, i'm sorry, and i apologize, we don't have that. he was asked if he has answers to critical information. he said i'm reading the papers like you are to determine just what the committee finds out. that you have leon panetta saying i'm reading the papers just like everyone else. what's your reaction to that information? >> he's talking about in terms of general petraeus. obviously, the defense secretary is aware of what the findings were in terms of general allen. because my understanding is that the justice department notified the council's office of what they called a potential problem with the allen nomination knowing there was a confirmation this week. and the defense department then took the steps to -- made it public last night and early this morning. so obviously he knows about this part of it. i assume he's talking about the petraeus part and the decision not to inform congress. and i think he also said in that in
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
defense leon panetta says the fbi has turned the case over to department of defense investigators. the senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petreaus' resignation as head of the cia. >> if you know my sister like i said, she is a dedicated mother and wife. >> reporter: kelley went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. those were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. broadwell was having an affair with petreaus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival for his attention. monday night investigators searched broadwell's home. agents didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes and a computer. general allen is in washington dc for senate confirmation hearing for his new job as head of the u.s. european command. however president obama has now agreed to put the general's confirmation for that poston hold. >> while this matter is under investigation and before the facts are determined, general a
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
words like sweetheart and dear. allen has denied any wrongdoing. this morning his boss leon panetta said don't leap to conclusions yet. we put off his confirmation hearing just to be prudent, but don't jump to conclusions until all the facts are determined. meantime, let's talk about general david petraeus, who stepped down as cia director. it turns out his former mistress, paula broadwell, as you mentioned, may be here in the d.c. area with her brother. petraeus may still have to come to capitol hill to testify on benghazi. turns out he'd done a recent investigation. while his successor is scheduled to testify in those hearings starting today, several lawmakers are saying they want to hear from petraeus. aaron? >> tracie potts on capitol hill, thank you. >>> congressional leaders are vowing to work together to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. lawmakers return to washington yesterday. reaching a budget deal is their top priority. they must come to an agreement by the end of the year to avoid steep tax hikes and spending cuts. republicans may be under the most pressure to get a deal done
FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 3:00pm PST
defense secretary leon panetta who pleaded with congress to find solution to automatic cuts that could be "de stating" to the pentagon. today, a pentagon spokesman shot down talk of his departure. >> secretary panetta is focused squarely on his job today. focused on the mission of department of defense and not focused on his personal futur future. >> steven hess who served in numerous white house administrations said after four years most cabinet members would like to go to their kid's soccer games and return to private sector where lucrative offers are usually waiting. >> bret: more on this with the panel. thanks. >>> former democratic party chairman says he is preparing another run at the governor's office in virginia. he is formalizing plans for his second gubernatorial bid. he lost in the primary in 2009. fireworks in the sky over persian gulf. iran takes a shot at a u.s. drone. what does it mean? what is next with iran? the fox all-stars discuss when we return. victor! victor! i got your campbell's chunky soup. mom? who's mom? i'm the giants mascot. the giants don't have a mascot!
CNN
Nov 22, 2012 3:00pm PST
, astrazeneca may be able to help. >>> secretary of defense leon panetta announced new aggressive policies to combat sexual assault in the military. zero tolerance is the message from the pentagon's top commander. but ground zero for battling the growing problem may start at the nation's most prestigious military academies. reports of sexual assaults at the academies rose by nearly 60% in the past year and out of the 65 cases reported, only one resulted in court-martial. that's why two young women say they're coming forward. in a lawsuit, they allege they were raped in their very first year at the academies. tonight, they speak exclusively to kyra phillips. >> west point. the naval academy, the air force academy. tachked with training future officers ethically, spiritually and morally. but for these high school honor students their experience would be far different. >> i remember him turning off the lights and me asking what are you doing? >> in the middle of the night i did come to, and he was on top of me. >> karley marquet and annie kendzior say they were raped. raped by fellow classmates
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2012 1:00am PST
defense secretary is leon panetta. he used to run the cia where he was succeeded by general petraeus. now that seat is also available. the same administration sources talking to "the post" also tell ing that the job is his. the job has made his desire to leave public service, but if he does reconsider, apparently the cia chief job should be his. if mr. brennan decides he does not want the job, the current acting director michael morell looks likely to keep the job. we'll have more on the questions surrounding the petraeus scandal and his abrupt departure later on in the show with a reporter who broke the story, andrea mitchell. >>> beyond the shape of president obama's second term administration and who is in his cabinet, we now know that president obama has scheduled a major meeting for tomorrow in washington with labor leaders. that will be on tuesday and then on wednesday the president is going to be meeting with a lot of ceos and business leaders. the world of big business in some ways large and small chose mitt romney over president obama during this election season. th
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
leader dianne feinstein and ranking republican saxby chambliss. meanwhile, leon panetta is offering his support to general john allen, who is also embroiled in the scandal. >> no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing an excellent job. at isap in leading those forces. he certainly has my continued confidence to lead our forces and to continue the fight. his nomination has been put on hold as a prudent measure until we determine what the facts are. and we will. >> marine general john allen is accused of sending and receiving inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley, a social liaison to a tampa air force base. kelley, who reportedly received threatening e-mails from paula broadwell, who was having an affair with former cia director general petraeus. >> jill kelley has no state department status. she's a volunteer. she didn't always give that impression. >> i'm an honorary consul general, so i have invulnerability. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved as well. >> kelley placed that call to police last weekend when she was upset about the
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00am EST
rival. meanwhile, leon panetta is speaking out about the scandal saying petraeus made the right decision by stepping down. >> i think it's important when you are director of the cia with all the challenges issued in that position that, you know, that personal integrity comes first and foremost. >> as for allen, president obama held his nomination to become the next leader of nato forces in europe. he will continue to lead u.s. forces in afghanistan. >>> the fbi's investigation moved to paula broadwell's home in charlotte. they searched her home several hours late last night. agents left with boxes of documents and paperwork. they are not saying what they found. she's the co-author of the biography of david petraeus. he did have questions about their relationship. >> but, what was a question in my mind, quite frankly was why general petraeus was granting paula broadwell the kind of access he granted her. >> the fbi is putting together a time line of the investigation to explain to members of congress why they were kept out of the loop until resently. >>> closing 20 d.c. public sc
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00am PST
just what the committee finds out. that you have leon panetta saying i'm reading the papers just like everyone else. what's your reaction to that information? >> he's talking about in terms of general petraeus. obviously, the defense secretary is aware of what the findings were in terms of general allen. because my understanding is that the justice department notified the council's office of what they called a potential problem with the allen nomination knowing there was a confirmation this week. and the defense department then took the steps to -- made it public last night and early this morning. so obviously he knows about this part of it. i assume he's talking about the petraeus part and the decision not to inform congress. and i think he also said in that interview that he believes that congressional committees should be kept fully informed. he's giving his own opinion. as a former cia director. if they found out the director was having an affair, the committee should have been informed. but the view is there's a narrow rule about when you notify congressional committees of invest
FOX
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
see it through. >> leon panetta is expected to stay a few months to see through the negotiations over the defense cuts and budget. this afternoon, mitt romney conceded florida. the move comes as the nation still waits to see what that state decided and they're still counting ballots there, not surprising. and miami dade finished counting absentee ballots and on to 3,000 provisional ballots. they blame the high volume of ballots that arrived on election day for delay. they're in the business of counting ballots. >>> inauguration preps are underway in washington. some of the area on the west side of the capital is blocked off. risers are going up, platform being built, the planners will meet the next few months to discuss security and crowd control. four years ago, the inauguration crowd is the largest on the mall and there is no estimate for this january's ceremony. >>> straight ahead on the news edge. >> your man. [ indiscernible ] >> they're graphic and in your face. are the antismoking ads work something then, how one city's plan to catch speeding drivers back fired. sue. >> and a n
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 2:30am PST
monday night aides to defense secretary leon panetta said there was a dramatic turn in the case. fbi investigators uncovered potentially inappropriate communications between the general and jill kelley, whom he and his wife got to know in tampa. and were reviewing between 20,000 and 30,000 pages of documents including e-mails over two years. officials say some were flirtatious, but the general strongly denies an improperly relationship. the fbi discovered them during its investigation of kelley's e-mails sparked by her complaints about anonymous threats which turned out to be from paul broadwell and found no wrongdoing by general allen but turned the files over to the pentagon which monday ordered its inspector general to investigate. a social link between the two four-star generals, jill kelley, who enjoyed socializing with the powerful in tampa while doing volunteer work for military families. she also gave people the impression she had some kind of state department status which officials say she does not. in fact, last weekend she called police complaining about media visitors inc
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am PST
investigating. >> tracie potts in washington. thank you. >>> general allen's boss, defense secretary leon panetta was the man in charge of the cia before petraeus. as tracie mentioned last night, speaking while aboard a flight to australia, panetta reacted to the petraeus scandal. >> it was a very sad situation to have a distinguished career like that end in this manner, and my heart obviously goes out to him and his family. but i think he took the right step. >> elsewhere, washington lawmakers will return to the capital this morning and be buzzing about the investigation. but they'll be facing a much larger problem, talking about the dealing with the trillion dollar fiscal cliff that, if not dealt with before the end of the year, will impact everyone in america. today president obama will be meeting with key labor and progressive leaders at that time white house for the first in a series of high-profile economic talks that he will be hosting this week. >>> in other news from hurricane sandy and last week's nor'easter to spring-like weather in the east and a mercury plunge in the west, wh
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am PST
leon panetta has demoted the former head of the u.s. africa command general william kip ward for allegedly spending thousands of dollars on lavish travel and other expenses. ward will retire as a three star general and repay the government $82,000. >>> a tv crew captured a possible tornado over a japanese port on wednesday. a relatively rare occurrence for that country. no damage was reported. >>> and this year's rockefeller christmas tree has arrived in new york city. she's a beaut too. the 80 foot tall norway spruce survived the devastation of superstorm sandy. the tree lighting ceremony will be held on november 28th. >>> now for a check on wall street, the dow fell 59 points. the s&p was down five. the nasdaq lost 20. >>> taking a look at overseas trading. in tokyo, the nikkei nudged up 3 points while in hong kong the hang seng climbed 253. >>> blue chips took a lit on tuesday, but impressive earning after the bell from cisco could give the dow a boost this morning. california is making history today with the state's first ever auction of greenhouse gas pollution permits. the
NBC
Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
heroes. >> that's for sure. secretary of defense leon panetta issued a statement saying he's deeply saddened. the ntsb is sending a team to mid land to investigate. >>> today is the day former cia director david petraeus faces lawmakers. he's due to testify behind closed doors but there is no doubt he'll also be asked about his extramarital affairs. tracie potts is on capital hill for us with those details. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. that is not supposed to be the focus, but they want to know what former cia director david petraeus knows what happened in benghazi. as you noted, it is a closed door hearing so we will not hear his testimony on camera today or see it although senate leaders have previewed his testimony already before he appears before those committees today. now this comes as we get word that the cia is investigating whether petraeus may have done anything wrong professionally during that affair with paula broadwell, whether he perhaps used agency resources improperly. that investigation is now ongoing as well. the fbi had concluded that th
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am EST
children at a halloween event. >>> defense secretary leon panetta has demoted the former head of the u.s. africa command general william kip ward for allegedly spending thousands of dollars on lavish travel and other travels. he will retire as a three star general and repay the government $82,000. >>> a man who made an ak cuization has now recanted his story. he says their sexual relationship was adult and consensual and clash says he is relieved. >>> well, this year's rockefeller christmas tree is on its way right now to washington, d.c., from new jersey. the 80 foot tall norway spruce survived hurricane sandy. >>> for a check on wall street, the dow fell 59 points tuesday. the s&p was down five. the nasdaq lost 20. >>> taking a look at overseas trading vlgt in tokyo the nikkei was up 20. the dow's losses could have been much worse tuesday. impressive earnings from home depot gave the blue chip some support. on the down side, ohio based a.k. steel tanked 17% on a weak quarterly outlook. after the bell cisco surged on better than expected earnings. >> in the wake of mounting protests
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
coming up in a few minutes. >>> leon panetta ordered the pentagon to investigate why an alarming number of generals and admirals have been involved in ethical lapses. he made the request from thailand where he's representing the u.s. in the signing of a joint vision statement to strengthen military ties to the two countries. in the statement, panetta did not mention the affair by david petraeus. but did say, while the vast majority of officers abide by traditional ethical standards. he's concerned about the spike in alleged behavior, misbehavior among a rising number of officers in the military. >>> the commander in chief toured the east coast today, president obama visited new york city. and specifically staten island and saw the devastation left behind by super storm sandy. he thanked volunteers who have handed out millions of maeals. 400,000 people have asked for emergency aid from fema. >>> several high profile republicans tonight are distancing themselves from mitt romney after his comments about why president obama won the electi election. in a phone call last night, romney assert
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
scandal that brought down cia director david petraeus. this morning defense secretary leon panetta announced the man who succeeded david petraeus is under investigation himself. general john allen, the top u.s. and nato commander in afghan stand is accused of, quote, inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she started the investigation. a senior official traveling with allen says his communications with kelly are under review. the official says general allen disputes engaging in any wrongdoing in the matter. the fbi referred the matter to the department of defense for investigation on sunday. early this morning secretary panetta directed that the defense department inspector general investigate. meanwhile, last night fbi agents went to the home of biographer paula broadwell, the woman government officials say petraeus acknowledged having an affair with. a senior law enforcement official says the search was consensual, not a raid. meanwhile, they said petraeus had hoped to survive the scandal but he was told to resign by james clapper. andrea mitchell broke the petraeus story. she has m
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am PST
cia chief david pest pet and general allen widen, leon panetta cautions by jumping to conclusions. >> outbreck investigation. lawmakers question behind the meningitis outbreak. >> officers put their lives on the line to stop a shooting at a sikh temple. >> he shot me in the back of the skull and as silly as it sounds i thought to myself is that not enough? >> he's not leaving this parking lot and he's not getting back inside the church. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, november 14, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the unfolding sex scandal that cost the cia director his job and now a top u.s. military commander is tangled in this drama. it has enough twists and subplots to rival a soap opera. paula broadwell warned general john allen that jill kelly was a so ductress. broadwell's emails to kelly triggered the investigation. petraeus and kelly wrote letters on behalf of her twin sister in a custody battle. it's turning into a mess that susan mcginnis is covering for us right now. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good mor
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
up. the cia opened up an glags into petraeus conduct. defense secretary leon panetta asked the joint chiefs to review ethics training for officers and eric holder commented on the petraeus affair said there was no security breach or threat to national security. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. general petraeus may be asked about this extramarital affair but the focus today is on benghazi. petraeus went to libya after the killings and these leaders believe he has specific information no one else can offer. former cia director david petraeus is headed to capitol hill this morning to talk about the attacks on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. congressional leaders say he has a unique insight. >> director petraeus went to tripoli, he interviewed many of the people as i understand it that were involved. >> reporter: house senate intelligence members spent thursday interviewing officials. they were shown a video taken from cameras and drones flying overhead. >> it begins from when the incident, before the incident started and it goes thro
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 10:00am PST
carney speaking about personnel. there's been a lot of reports that perhaps leon panetta is going to leave as defense secretary. we know hillary clinton plans on stepping down. who will be the replacements? does he have any personnel announcements and jay k-rpbee saying that the president has not made any decisions regarding personnel. i want to get back now to chairman king. mr. chairman, thank you for waiting, and listening to that. i want to get your reaction, let's just start off with this question, he was asked whether the white house knew, what was the knowledge at the white house with respect to the petraeus affair, when did he know, and this is how jay carney spoke to that issue. >> i would refer you to the fbi. as i understand it they have protocols in place as to when they notify the legislative and executive branches of investigations. it is simply a fact that the white house was not aware of the situation regarding general petraeus until wednesday, and the situation regarding general allen until friday. so, you know, the fbi is the place to go in terms of an explanation o
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
secretary. the current job holder, leon panetta, is not saying whether he's ready to step down or when. >>> the post also reports that spot kerry might have preferred, secretary of state, would likely go to u.n. ambassador susan rice. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi says she won't answer questions whether she will stay in that role until she has had a chance to talk to her caulk cuss tomorrow. >>> allen west could file a motion today challenging last week's election results. patrick murphy leads by 2,000 votes and is claiming victory. >>> why can't we be friends? that is what mitt romney might be asking after his facebook page was being unliked at the rate of nearly 850 users per hour. >>> conservative anti-tax crusader grover norquist had a rather unique way of describing romney and the obama victory. >> the president was elected on the basis he was not romney and romney was a poopy head. >>> here is some good news, the romney campaign website is a virtual shopping mall of campaign swag for sale to remember that happy preelectioneer preelectio preelection era. >>> and the white
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